Monthly Archives: October 2010

Happy Halloween

I have this fabulous idea. How about if we dress our children up in costumes that they refuse to cover with a coat on a miserable, dark night during the stormiest part of the year and send them to strangers … Continue reading

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Winner, Winner, Winner

OK, so our Star Wars costumes earned us second place in the costume contest. And the award helps to offset some of the cost of our Halloween indulgence. And technically, the costumes join our *collection* of costumes (so I don’t … Continue reading

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Princess-effing-Leia

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before, but I am not what you might consider a “Star Wars fan.” I’ve tried. Really. Once, when my husband was a teacher and had a projector, we actually projected Star Wars on … Continue reading

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Calm, Cool, and Collected

Here we are. Exactly one month later. (Since the fateful day that I madly rushed to the ferry and into the city for a luncheon that was scheduled for today, if you recall.) Well, today I made it to the … Continue reading

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Top 10 List

I’m thinking in bullet points and action items today, so I present to you my Top 10 5 List of random ideas to make minimizing easier. Lucky you. Paint your walls. Color is the secret weapon of graphic designers. If they … Continue reading

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Too. Tired. To. Think.

I’m not complaining. I’m really grateful, actually. It just so happens that I clocked something like 80 hours of work last week, and this week does not appear to be relenting. In some kind of sick and sadistic way, I … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions …

With exactly two months to go, we’ve discovered two very different schools of thought when it comes to celebrating Christmas in a minimalist household around here … We’ve both agreed that a massive influx of more plastic junk is not in the plans … Continue reading

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